In a change of masters the poor change nothing except their master's name.
The mind ought sometimes to be diverted, that it may return the better to thinking.
Everyone is bound to bear patiently the results of his own example.
It is the part of a fool to give advice to others and not himself to be on his guard.
An alliance with a powerful person is never safe.
The humble are in danger when those in power disagree.
That only is a disgrace to a man which he has deserved to suffer.
A learned man has always riches in himself.
The only problem with seeing too much is that it makes you insane.
The bow kept taut will quickly break, kept loosely strung, it will serve you when you need it.
Things are not always as they seem; the first appearance deceives many.
In outward show so splendid and so vain; 'tis but a gilded block without a brain.
I would rather not be a king than to forfeit my liberty.
Gentleness is the antidote for cruelty.
The intelligence of few perceives what has been carefully hidden in the recesses of the mind.
Witticisms please as long as we keep them within boundaries, but pushed to excess they cause offense.
Things are not always what they seem; the first appearance deceives many; the intelligence of a few perceives what has been carefully hidden.
The mind ought sometimes to be diverted that it may return to better thinking.
Submit to the present evil, lest a greater one befall you.
Whoever is detected in a shameful fraud is ever after not believed even if they speak the truth.
Strangers he gulls, but friends make fun of him.
Success tempts many to their ruin.